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Bizarrism #13

Bizarrism 13 Bizarrism 13 MFD Gaddafi

44 pages, 12" x 8", $6.00 Aust/$8.00 World, by Chris Mikul, PO Box K546, Haymarket NSW 1240, AUSTRALIA + cathob [at] zip.com.au

This issue features Bizarrism's first colour cover, and does so in punishingly vivid style, depicting one of the Ten Courts of Hell at Singapore's Tiger Balm Gardens. (Chris and Cath visited this wonderful place last year.) Each of the Courts is "...presided over by a stern looking judge who passes sentence. ...enthusiastic devils beat, crush, split, disembowel, dismember and saw in half the unfortunate sinners, all of which are portrayed in mesmerisingly graphic detail with lashings of red paint for blood"

Also in this issue: Jimmy Savile and the Process Church; Guy Warren Ballard; and my personal favourite of each issue - My Favourite Dictators #7 is Muammar Gaddafi [1942-2011], ruler of Libya for 42 years. Gaddafi routinely demanded that the wives of his soldiers and guards have sex with him. Those that objected were executed.

Finally there are the customary book reviews, including the excellent Going Clear by Lawrence Wright [2013], further exposing the sick joke known as the Church of Scientology.

If I'm ever sent off to that fabled Desert Island and offered one zine subscription, Bizarrism would be it.

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(Anonymous)
May. 9th, 2014 09:31 pm (UTC)
jimmy pil
did u see a Pil interview where johnny makes an in joke about saville, and the process church, can they be tarred with any feather? did you know the baader meinhof gang actually did tar and feather an informant? I tried to write you but it got routed to ho chi minh city, really! i'll write this week tho
blackguard23
May. 10th, 2014 12:12 pm (UTC)
Re: jimmy pil
Hey is that Jim? No I didn't see that Pil interview, but I have read about tarring and feathering. It sounds painful, as well as humiliating, and afterwards, hard to get off. Anyway, I'll look forward to your mail. I've got something to send you, too.
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